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Encryption everywhere: Senetas brings military grade encryption to the field
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encryption
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quantum computing
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cybersecurity
Senetas, a global encryption industry leader, pioneers quantum-resistant, military-grade encryption for secure communication in challenging environments, thereby combating potential threats posed by quantum computing.
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The importance of cybersecurity training for software developers
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it training
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cyber threats
Advanced cyber threats rose over 200% in 2023, increasing the need for robust cybersecurity training within software development teams.
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Rise in 'quishing' attacks exploits growth in QR code usage
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malware
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cybersecurity
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mfa
With the rise of QR code usage, a new form of phishing attack dubbed 'quishing' has surged, with cyber criminals exploiting the codes to steal personal data, warns Yubico's solutions architect, Josh Cigna.
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AI, automation, and data proving: A potent mix for early adopters
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microsoft
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cloud services
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ai
Businesses increasingly integrate AI and automation tools into their workflows, discovering practical benefits and maximising value by utilising the right AI tool, automation, and reliable data.
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Beyond Identity unveils Device360 for advanced device security
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mobility
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byod
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mdm
Beyond Identity has launched Device360, a unique tool revolutionising continuous device security management and authentication.
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Gallagher Security wins top OSPA award for second year running
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testing
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nac
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london
Warwick-based Gallagher Security has won the Outstanding Security Equipment Manufacturer Award for the second year at the 2024 OSPAs, recognised for its innovative approach to global security solutions.
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Jersey Telecom acquires Spectrum to boost global online payment security
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cloud services
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physical security
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identity theft
Jersey Telecom’s acquisition of Australian tech company Spectrum bolsters the fight against online payment fraud, reinforcing security on a global scale.
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AI's double-edged sword in cybersecurity, says Techopedia report
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advanced persistent threat protection
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ai
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cybersecurity
AI's influence on cybersecurity is double-edged, with rising cybercrime attributed to hackers using AI, yet findings show businesses using AI security solutions have reduced breach costs, a Techopedia report reveals.
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Exclusive: Tenable highlights the importance of a company's attack surface
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digital transformation
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ml
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cloud security
Tenable's SVP of Product, Jason Merrick, emphasises the criticality of comprehensive cyber attack surface understanding amid accelerating digital transformations and increasing cyber threats.
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The future of crypto wallets - do we really need seed phrases?
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cryptocurrency
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blockchain
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cloud services
Crypto wallets evolution questions the sustainability of seed phrases amidst a surge in digital theft, as industry innovators contemplate safer alternatives.
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Noname Security joins top-tier firms on coveted CRN 2024 Security 100 list
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cybersecurity
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noname security
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api security
Noname Security, a top-tier API security platform provider, propels itself onto the distinguished CRN 2024 Security 100 list, spotlighting the company's innovative and collaborative approach to cybersecurity.
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Tufin acquires AKIPS enhancing network security capabilities
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firewall
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network security
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cloud security
Tufin acquires network monitoring firm AKIPS, strengthening its capability to provide comprehensive network visibility and bolstering its position in cloud security management.
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Kiwis call for tougher fines & greater accountability in cyber breaches
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firewall
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nz
New research reveals majority of Kiwis think companies should do more to prevent cyber-attacks, with many considering swapping brands after a data breach.
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Radware introduces cybersecurity model to boost MSSP revenue streams
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firewall
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network security
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application security
Radware's new business model offers innovative network and application security services to MSSPs, providing fresh revenue streams and business growth opportunities.
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QIC collaboration leads to Project Safe-Guard creation
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video
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cloud services
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partner programmes
QIC partners with Axis, Milestone and PMT Security to launch Project Safe-Guard, transforming their traditional security infrastructure into a proactive, tech-enhanced system preventing self-harm and security breaches.
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Check Point launches Quantum Force firewall series for advanced security
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network security
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firewall
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ai
Check Point Software Technologies has unveiled Quantum Force, a series of ten high-performance AI-powered firewalls offering up to 1 Tbps of threat prevention.
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WatchGuard deemed Canalys Cybersecurity Channel Champion again
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cybersecurity
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firewall
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awards
Global cybersecurity leader WatchGuard Technologies has been recognised as a Cybersecurity Channel Champion in the 2023 Canalys Global Cybersecurity Leadership Matrix.
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SimSpace appoints Clint Sand as new Chief Product Officer
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advanced persistent threat protection
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ai
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cyber threats
Clint Sand steps into role as Chief Product Officer at SimSpace, tasked with boosting the company's cybersecurity platform.
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Jamf report highlights poor cyber hygiene in organisations & individuals
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malware
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mdm
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byod
40% of mobile users and 39% of organisations are vulnerable to cyber threats as they operate devices with known weaknesses, according to Jamf's annual Security 360 report.
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Acronis launches robust cyber protection product to tackle digital threats
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data protection
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dr
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cloud services
Acronis introduces its latest solution, Acronis Cyber Protect 16, providing robust cyber threat protection and streamlined backup and recovery operations, tailored for distributed organisations.
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CSA unveils new guidance on DevSecOps collaboration & integration
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cloud security
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application security
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devsecops
The Cloud Security Alliance has released new guidance on utilising DevSecOps for a secure cloud computing system, underscoring collaboration as key to its success.
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BlueVoyant expands Supply Chain Defence with AI risk monitoring solution
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cybersecurity
London-based BlueVoyant expands its supply chain defence capabilities with a new AI-driven Business Risk Monitoring solution, broadening beyond just cyber risk management.
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Coalition predicts 25% surge in cyber vulnerabilities for 2024
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ransomware
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cyber threats
Cyber-insurance provider, Coalition, forecasts a 25% increase in cyber vulnerabilities in 2024, in its just released Cyber Threat Index, warning businesses to prepare for an escalating digital risk landscape.
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Pacific International boosts data protection with SearchInform solution
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big data
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dlp
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cdp
Industrial service provider, Pacific International, bolsters cybersecurity with deployment of DLP solution from software firm, SearchInform, enhancing data leak prevention.